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10 Crochet Afghan Patterns + Bonus Knit Afghan Pattern

By: Julia Litz, editor for

Winter can be cold and dreary, so why not cuddle up with some delightful afghan crochet patterns? You can make a baby blanket, throw or even a crochet quilt that will last for years to come. Free afghan crochet patterns are perfect for anyone that loves to crochet because they range in difficulty. Look for afghan patterns to crochet for a friend or family member - your pieces are sure to become family heirlooms and keepsakes.

Not a fan of crochet? There are plenty of knit afghan patterns to try as well. As an added bonus, we've included a knit afghan pattern that's sure to make a statement.

Crochet and knit afghan patterns made it to the top 100 crafts of 2012!  Once you've checked out these fantastic afghan crochet patterns as well as the knit afghan pattern, be sure to check out the rest of the best by heading over to "100 Craft Ideas:  Free Crochet Afghan Patterns, Craft Storage and Organization, Recycling Crafts, DIY Home Decor."  Not only will you find these 12 knit and crochet afghan pattern, you'll also get some great handmade jewelry patterns, Christmas projects, storage and organization ideas, DIY home decor ideas, crafts using recycled items and so much more!

11 Crochet Afghan Patterns + Bonus Knit Afghan Pattern

Free Afghan Crochet Patterns

Afghan Patterns to Crochet

Bonus Knit Afghan Pattern


Free Afghan Crochet Patterns

What's great about free afghan crochet patterns is that there are so many kinds! You can make a throw, baby afghan or even a quilt for yourself or someone else. If you're looking for a fun handmade gift, you can't go wrong with afghan crochet patterns. Make a manly afghan for a guy or a pretty blanket for a baby.

Afghan Patterns to Crochet

Free afghan crochet patterns tend to be thought of as long and complicated projects. However, this isn't always the case, especially when you're making a beginner afghan. Work up an afghan in just a day or use a single skein for a project - it's completely possible! If you happen to have a little extra time, take advantage and make an afghan that includes colors or more complicated stitches.

Bonus Knit Afghan Pattern

Hey knitters, we haven't forgotten about you! We've included one of the most popular knit afghan patterns for you to try. This afghan is warm and cozy - so perfect for the cold winter months! The stripes and bright colors make this piece a true stand-out.


Remember, if you enjoyed these 11 Crochet Afghan Patterns + Bonus Knit Afghan Pattern, then you're going to love seeing our other top 100 projects featured in "100 Craft Ideas:  Free Crochet Afghan Patterns, Craft Storage and Organization, Recycling Crafts, DIY Home Decor."


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